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Niti Ayog


Government may consider Oriental Insurance or United India for privatisation

February 21, 2021 6:46 pm

To further strengthen their financial health, the government is expected to infuse Rs 3,000 crore in the public sector general insurance companies during the current quarter.

Centre should bring new policy on working hours: Uddhav Thackeray

February 21, 2021 2:10 am

“We turned the challenges, posed by Covid-19, into opportunities. We are emphasising on adopting new technology and mode of communication. Internet facility should reach every village,” Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said.

Delhi govt schools draw praise

January 21, 2021 6:00 am

According to 'India Innovation Index 2020', among all pillars under Human Capital, states have performed the best on National Achievement Survey scores (Class X), wherein the average NAS score achieved by all states is 35.66.

Finance Ministry and Niti Aayog had raised red flags before Adani’s clean sweep of six airports

January 15, 2021 7:55 am

This assumes significance given that on August 31 last year, the Adani Group signed another deal to acquire a controlling interest in the country’s second largest airport, in Mumbai — the Airports Authority of India cleared that takeover on January 12.

Planning Commission like body to be formed in Bengal to honour Netaji: Mamata

January 04, 2021 9:05 pm

The Planning Commission, a government institution which formulated India's Five-Year Plans besides performing other functions, was set up in March 1950. The Narendra Modi government disbanded it in 2014 and formed Niti Aayog.

Delhi: Dip in Covid cases but not death rate, experts urge caution

December 29, 2020 9:46 am

On Monday, the city saw 564 new cases of Covid-19, the lowest single-day spike since May 26. The death toll reached 10,474 with 21 new fatalities recorded in a day.

Dismal gender parity a hurdle in way of India’s march to $5 trillion economy: Amitabh Kant

March 08, 2020 12:53 am

Hailing the recent US President Donald Trump’s visit, especially the “thumping welcome” extended by Ahmedabad, Kant said, “While India has a large domestic market, real value comes from exports and therefore India must have a passion to penetrate global markets and particularly for Gujarat

Lucknow: River clean-up, water supply scheme top state agenda in Niti Aayog meeting

November 16, 2019 4:45 am

The Chief Minister also informed Kumar that apart from rejuvenation of rivers, steps are also being undertaken for the rejuvenation of old ponds and wells across the state for the purpose of water conservation.

Pvt-run trains, stations: Secretaries team, Niti CEO will decide, not Railways

October 11, 2019 6:57 am

Apart from the launch of 150 private trains, the committee will also oversee the development of 50 railway stations and take all critical decisions regarding processes like bidding documents and concessionaire agreements.

Gross Enrollment Ratio should improve for better higher education in India

July 09, 2019 1:34 pm

"Higher education is one area which certainly helps them in doing what they are looking forward to. But if you look at the picture of higher education in our country today, is not very, very bright. It is quite grim," NITI Aayog member V K Saraswat said